Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Milestone Chart

Mastered Skills (most children can do)Emerging Skills (half of children can do)Advanced Skills (a few children can do)
Child's Age : One month
• Responds to sound
• Follows objects
• Ooohs and ahhs
• Smiles
• Laughs
• Holds head at 45-degree angle
Child's Age : Two months
• Vocalises sounds - gurgling and cooing
• Follows objects
 Holds head up for short periods
• Holds head at 45-degree angle
• Movements become smoother
• Holds head steady
• Bears weight on legs
Child's Age : Three months
• Laughs 
• Holds head steady
 Recognises your faceand scent
• Squeals, gurgles, coos
• Recognises your voice 
• Does mini-pushups
• Turns towards loud sounds
• Can bring hands together and may bat at toys
• Can roll over
Child's Age : Four months
• Holds head up steadily
• Can bear weight on legs
• Coos when you talk to him
• Can grasp a toy
• Reaches out for objects
• Can roll over
• Imitates speech sounds - baba, dada
Child's Age : Five months
• Can roll over
• Amuses himself by playing with hands and feet
• Turns towards new sounds
• Recognises own name
• May be ready for solids.
• May sit momentarily without support
• Mouths objects
 Stranger anxiety may begin
Child's Age : Six months
• Turns towards sounds and voices
 Imitates sounds, blows bubbles
• Rolls in both directions
• Reaches for objects and mouths them
• Sits without support
• May lunge forward orstart crawling
• May jabber or combine syllables
• May drag object towards himself


  1. This is great! I'm trying to pin it to pinterest but it doesn't come up...I'm guessing it's not a picture?

  2. No, its not, sorry, I copied text from a sire and pasted it in.